The Conference of Benedictine Prioresses are meeting at the Redemptorist Retreat Center in Tucson, AZ. At their business meeting, the conference approved a structural change. A chairperson will oversee the conference and have a four member committee that will work with her. Members elected Sister Jennifer Mechtild Horner of Our Lady of Grace Monastery (Beech Grove, IN) as the chairperson. Committee members will be elected on Saturday, February 4.
Prioresses from the Federation of Saint Benedict in attendance include: Nicole Kunze, Annunciation Monastery; Annie Thompson, St. Martin’s Monastery; Sandra Brunenn, St. Mary Monastery; Michaela Hedican, St. Benedict’s Monastery, MN; Beverly Raway, St. Scholastica Monastery; and Paula Hagen, St. Paul Monastery. Kerry O’Reilly, President of the Federation of Saint Benedict, was also in attendance.